International Students

The University of Cincinnati is one of the top public universities in the USA. Learn more about why international students choose to study at Cincinnati.

A degree from Cincinnati counts—not only will you receive an education from one of the best public universities in the US, but employers will recognize that you went to UC. All you have to do is take the next step and find out how to apply for admission.

English proficiency exam update for Feb.3 – July 31, 2020

For international students affected by the testing center closures for the months of February and March due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), University of Cincinnati has temporarily approved the use of the Duolingo English Test in place of TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE English proficiency exams at the undergraduate level. Duolingo English Tests taken between Feb. 3 and July 31, 2020 will be accepted for students seeking enrollment for fall 2020. Score requirements vary by college, with minimum scores ranging from 95-105.*

Should you choose to take the Duolingo English Test, access more information below:

Information on preparing for the exam | Take the exam or practice exam

*Applications submitted for the University of Cincinnati’s Uptown (main) Campus are reviewed holistically, considering every item provided in the application file. There is no guaranteed admission based on a student’s profile.


Find your program's application requirements, including TOEFL/IELTS minimums, test score requirements, and more.

Cincinnati offers scholarships for international students and is rated #1 for return on investment.

Learn more information pertaining to undergraduate international applicants.

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Our International Admissions Representatives travel to high schools and college fairs all over the world. Events are added often, so check back regularly.


Mailing Address

Send transcripts and supplemental materials to:

University of Cincinnati
International Admissions
2618 McMicken Circle
University Pavilion, Suite 430
PO Box 210123
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0123